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James Woolsey named as Chairman of Freedom House, Nonpartisan Organization Monitors and Promotes Democratic Change
The government of Hong Kong must abide by international norms as it proposes new legislation that, as currently outlined, profoundly threatens freedom of expression and other basic rights, Freedom House said today in a new report.
Study documents dramatic expansion of democracy over thirty years
Freedom House today welcomed the decision by Egypt's highest appeals court to retry Saad Eddin Ibrahim, an Egyptian democracy advocate currently jailed in Cairo on charges of tarnishing the state.
Freedom House today praised NATO's invitation to seven of Europe's youngest democracies to begin talks on joining the alliance in 2004.
SEOUL -- Two major conferences are under way in Asian capitals on opposite sides of the Yellow Sea this week.
The humanitarian impulse is as old as man, and little wonder. The world is rarely without famine, malnutrition, poverty or violence.

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